CHICAGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to educate, inform, and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT, a not-for-profit patient-focused organization, is hosting its 25-minute live call-in show, "Community Health," on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) on Monday, May 18, 2009 at 6:00 PM on Channel 21.
Monday's program will feature Founder and President of SAVE THE PATIENT, Lenore Janecek who will have an intimate health caring conversation with her viewers on the third anniversary of her live interactive television program, letting viewers know that they are not alone in their efforts to secure access to quality health care. She will tell positive stories and share invaluable information gleaned from health professionals on the show each month to help viewers make wise health care choices using objective resources.
The goal of the series is to give everyday people the confidence to enact their patient rights, so that they can effectively manage their families' health encounters.
All the efforts of SAVE THE PATIENT promote positive and productive interactions between patients and medical professionals by encouraging individuals to know and implement their rights to ask questions, receive understandable answers, and explore medical options. "SAVE THE PATIENT's mission is to assist the public in becoming better health care consumers," noted President and Founder Lenore Janecek.
Viewers who wish to join discussions can call-in to pose questions or share concerns. "This new televised platform gives Chicago's diverse population a voice in matters affecting their use of health care," explained Janecek. "The open discussion format is designed to help mend the disparity between the wealth of health care resources available and people who are actually aware of them." Ms. Janecek, a nationally known health care expert and author, is the host of this groundbreaking program.
SAVE THE PATIENT(SM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and education of individuals on health care matters. Founded in 2001 to fulfill the need for a non-biased, non-commercial community-based non-profit organization to educate, inform, and empower patients as they attempt to make sound health care decisions, SAVE THE PATIENT provides information and education through patient advocacy, community outreach, educational seminars and its signature tool: the Health Caring Card.
Contact: Lenore Janecek, President E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 312-399-3532
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